Beef Burritos

Liana Werner-Gray

by | Updated: March 20th, 2018

You hate to bash your favorite Tex-Mex joint, but these homemade beef burritos put all other versions to shame. Thanks to this quick-and-easy recipe, you can prepare your own handhelds in half the time you’d spend waiting in line and for a fraction of the cost. With unbeatable flavor enhanced by onions, garlic and tangy spices, these spicy burritos will make you quickly forget the soggy, beef-filled tortillas served up by the local taco shack.Spicy Beef Burritos Recipe

Beef Burritos


Serves 6

1 Tbsp. coconut oil
1 lb. organic grass-fed beef
2 garlic cloves, minced
1-½ tsp. ground cumin
½ tsp. turmeric powder
1 tsp. chili powder or 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
¼ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. black pepper
6 tortillas/burritos
Toppings of your choice: nutritional yeast, ketchup, salsa, hot sauce, refried beans, organic cheese, avocado, cucumber, grated carrot, fresh cilantro, diced lettuce, diced pepper, etc.


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the oil and cook beef for about 3-4 minutes or until brown.
  2. Add garlic, onion, chili powder, cumin, turmeric, salt and pepper to the meat. Cook until onion becomes tender, about 7 minutes.
  3. In each tortilla, place ¼ cup of meat and then add your favorite toppings. Enjoy.